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Tic   /tɪk/   Listen
Tic

noun
1.
A local and habitual twitching especially in the face.



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"Tic" Quotes from Famous Books



... the trunk of another and hugs it to death, the tree thus killed rotting and leaving a tube of tightly laced branches in which are creatures that bleed through the bark at a sword-thrust or an ax-cut. These creatures are mischievously alleged to be Spaniards. The Tagalogs believe in Tic-Balan, an evil spirit who inhabits fig-trees, but is kept off by wearing a certain herb, and in a female spirit of the woods, Azuan, who is kept away from the house in times of domestic anxiety by the husband, who mounts to ...
— Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate • Charles M. Skinner

... ax you w'at yo' name wa'n't?' sez Mars Johnson. 'You wants ter be pa'tic'lar how you talks ter me. Now, w'at is yo' name, en whar did you ...
— The Conjure Woman • Charles W. Chesnutt

... "Oh, nothin' p'tic'lar," answered Ans, flinging his hat at a chicken that made as though to come in, and rolling up his sleeves preparatory to sozzling his face at the sink. "I jest cuffed 'em a little, an' ...
— A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen • Hamlin Garland



Words linked to "Tic" :   twitch, tic-tac-toe, twitching, vellication



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